Information on Seat Selection

Best Available Seat Booking
In best available seat booking, you choose a category of seats and selectthe number of tickets you would like. An automatic allocation of seats willtake place within the selected category; you receive the best available seats. Numbered seats are generally located next to each other. If your computer is having problems with Java, then the best available seat booking will automatically take place.
Seating Chart Booking
In seating chart booking, you personally select your exact seats from agraphic seating chart. Begin the seating chart booking and choose an area.There you can select the seats by clicking on them. Seating chart booking is not offered for some events.
General Seating
means that, with your ticket, you can freely select your seat according to the conditions on-site. Normally this involves seats, however in some cases standing room will also be available.
Seat or Standing Room, Depending on Availability
In this price category, seats are predominantly offered (but not guaranteed). In some circumstances, standing room tickets at the same price are also sent. An exact request regarding standing room or a seat unfortunately cannot be fulfilled in this context. A later exchange of the tickets delivered is not possible.
Obstructed Views/Supertitles
Due to building conditions or the demands of individual productions,obstructed views (including of the supertitles that are used in numerous performances) are possible from certain seats. Please inquire about potential impairments at
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No Longer Available for Delivery
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Only 1 Ticket Can be Selected / Individual Seat
Only individual seats (no groups of adjoining seats) can still be booked inthe corresponding category using the best available seat booking. Individual seats are scattered vacancies. Even if a greater number are available, these seats are not adjoining. Adjoining seats might still be available using the seating chart booking.
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Information on Online Sales

Please examine our General Terms and Conditions as well as the following excepts from the general information on ticket pre-sales.
Ticket Pre-sales
Ticket pre-sales for performances in the Opernhaus as well as for concerts generally begin on the same date two months before the day of the performance. For performances in all other venues, pre-sales generally begin one month before the performance date. If the first pre-sale date falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then pre-sales will begin on that Friday. If it falls on a holiday, then sales will begin the daybefore. Some events cannot be purchased through online sales. For such cases, please contact our telephone ticket service ((+49) (0) 711. 20 20 90, Mon – Fri: 10 am –8 pm, Sat: 10 am – 6 pm). Performances outside of the previously mentioned pre-sale periods can be ordered using the online ordering form. Please examine our general information on ticket pre-sales.
Seat Selection
In the course of your booking, information relating to seat selection will be displayed.
Ticket Prices
Ticket prices for online sales include a service fee of 1.00 € per ticket.
Discounts (other than the Schauspielcard)
Please use the alternate sales channels for discounts, as they are not available or applicable for online sales.
Gift Vouchers
Gift certificates can be used as a form of payment for one or more performances at Staatstheater Stuttgart. You can even use them to pay for subscriptions and merchandising products. Gift vouchers can be transferred to third parties and can be redeemed without any time limit until cancelled. If the order total is greater than the value of the gift voucher,the difference can be paid out. Remaining balances will be repaid in the form of a gift voucher. Redeeming gift vouchers is not currently possible for online sales. Please use our alternate sales channels for this purpose.
Delivery / Pick Up with Confirmation of Purchase
Tickets or gift vouchers can be sent out for a shipping fee of 1.50 €, if the time of the order allows for it. The Staatstheater Stuttgart cannot accept any responsibility for the shipment.
Confirmation of purchase will automatically be sent by email to the address you provided, as soon as purchase of your order has been initiated.
By presenting printed confirmation of purchase, tickets can be picked up at the theatre box office or at the appropriate performance box office; gift vouchers only at the theatre box office (Mon – Fri: 10 am – 7 pm, Sat: 10am – 2 pm).
Only printed tickets are valid as passes for means of transport with the VVS. Printed confirmations of purchase will not be accepted as valid ride passes for the VVS.
Late Seating
may not be possible for certain performances. Our telephone ticket service (0711.20 20 90, Mon – Fri: 10 am – 8 pm, Sat: 10 am – 6 pm) will be happy to provide you with more information!
Payment
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Stuttgarter Ballett, Photo: Das Fräulein von S., K.Wünsche, c: Sébastien Galtier

Das Fräulein von S.

NEW FULL LENGTH BALLET BY CHRISTIAN SPUCK

CREDITS

CHOREOGRAPHY AND PRODUCTION
STAGE AND COSTUMES
Emma Ryott
DRAMATURGY
Michael Küster
LIGHTING
Reinhard Traub
CONDUCTOR
ORCHESTRA
Staatsorchester Stuttgart
WORLD PREMIERE
World Premiere: February 10, 2012

Resident Choreographer Christian Spuck will create his third full length ballet for the Stuttgart Ballet, to be premiered on February 10, 2012 in the Opera House of the State Theater Stuttgart.

Inspired by E.T.A. Hoffmann’s novella "Das Fräulein von Scuderi”, Spuck’s new work delves into a world of murder, intrigue and obsession. Published in 1819, Hoffmann’s novella is considered one of the first German mysteries: the 70 year old Madeleine de Scudéry is assigned by Louis XIV, king of France, to solve a series of mysterious murders involving the goldsmith Cardillac, an artist so obsessed with his work that he cannot bear to part with it and murders the noble commissioners of his fabulous jewellery in order to regain possession of it. When Cardillac himself is murdered, his young apprentice Olivier is accused. With her sharp intellect and warm heart, Madeleine de Scudéry solves the mystery and frees Olivier.

Spuck, who has previously been inspired by Hoffmann’s dark, fantastical and at times surreal-grotesque works, intends a kaleidoscopic approach in which elements of the suspenseful mystery are constantly rearranged. Sets and costumes for Das Fräulein von S. will be designed by Emma Ryott, with whom Spuck has had a long, fruitful and extremely successful collaboration not only for dance but also for opera.

SWAROVSKI SPONSORS COSTUMES
WITH PRECIOUS SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS

The famous crystal specialist Swarovski kindly sponsors the production, and thus enabled costume and set designer Emma Ryott to create the most exquisite ballet costumes.
Next to a beautiful necklace, in the story created by the brilliant but murderous René Cardillac and playing a crucial part in Das Fräulein von S., nearly 135.000 SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS were used to adorn four costumes of ballerinas depicting jewels - shining like real diamonds, rubies, emeralds and sapphires.

DAS FRÄULEIN VON S. IN RADIO AND TV

Good news for everyone who cannot see Das Fräulein von S. him-or herself, or who might be especially curious in advance: Several radio and TV shows will be reporting on the World Premiere:

TV:
- 3sat "Kulturzeit" Monday, February 13,  19.20h
- SWR "Nachtkultur" Thursday,  February 9, 23.15h
- SWR News (every hour) Friday, February 10
- regio TV „Journal“ as of Friday, February 10, as of 18.00h
 
RADIO:
- SWR 1 News, Friday, February 10, as of 13 h
- SWR 2 Journal, Interview with William Moore, Friday, February 10, between 12.30 and 13.30h
- SWR 4 Kultur, Interview with Christian Spuck, Sunday, February 12, as of 20.00h
- SWR 1 and SWR 4 Frühmagazin (Morning Magazine), Saturday, February 11, as of 6.00h

Happy watching and listening!
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